Micellar cobaltporphyrin nanorods in alcohols

Makoto Yuasa*, Kenichi Oyaizu, Aritomo Yamaguchi, Michi Kuwakado

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Cobalt(II) meso-tetrakis(4-hexadecylamidophenyl)porphyrin self-assembles in ethanol/1-propanol 2/1 (v/v) to form a rodlike micelle with nanoscale dimensions; the nanorod is a face-to-face aggregate having a hydrophobic corona around a polar core and is thus characterized as a reverse micelle.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11128-11129
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Sept 15
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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